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Hurdler's Defeat Turns Into The Most Inspiring Moment Of The Olympics

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - First-place finishes often garner the most attention, but sometimes, last-place finishes become the most memorable.

During the London Games, that inspirational finish belonged to track star Liu Xiang of China.

Due to an injury, Xiang fell while running a 110-meter hurdle heat on Tuesday. He hobbled around to the side of the track and hopped on one foot to finish, but along the way, he stopped to kiss the last hurdle. Balazs Baji, a hurdler competing for Hungary, then took Xiang's hand and raised his arm up. click here to read more

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